Very good condition overall for an object of this type and age. Some fraying and losses around edges, particularly to red fabric around facial features and ears; part of wood armature beneath nose is exposed. Scattered small losses to beads, including a patch near the bottom as shown in catalogue photograph, and some small areas on reverse. Some losses to fabric backing inside mask. In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.